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More Americans’ credit scores sink to new lows
July 12, 2010 – 6:05 am | Comments Off on More Americans’ credit scores sink to new lows
More Americans’ credit scores sink to new lows

New figures show millions more Americans have credit scores that could prevent them from getting credit cards, auto loans or mortgages under the tighter lending standards banks now use.

Fire destroys inside of Washington Ave. home
July 10, 2010 – 5:00 am | Comments Off on Fire destroys inside of Washington Ave. home
Fire destroys inside of Washington Ave. home

A fire ripped through a Washington Avenue home Friday morning, causing substantial damage inside the residence.

Alpena Police find body in woods near Grant Street
July 9, 2010 – 1:50 pm | Comments Off on Alpena Police find body in woods near Grant Street
Alpena Police find body in woods near Grant Street

Alpena Police, along with Fire Department paramedics, found the body of a 26 year-old man Saturday evening, July 3, in the woods near the railroad tracks that cross Grant Street.

NRC adopts deer regulations for DMU 487
July 9, 2010 – 8:35 am | Comments Off on NRC adopts deer regulations for DMU 487
NRC adopts deer regulations for DMU 487

The Michigan Natural Resources Commission (NRC) has passed new regulations that will change the way deer are harvested in northeast lower Michigan.

Alpena Trooper allegedly wanted to frame wife’s lover with child porn
July 9, 2010 – 6:22 am | Comments Off on Alpena Trooper allegedly wanted to frame wife’s lover with child porn
Alpena Trooper allegedly wanted to frame wife’s lover with child porn

An Alpena State Police trooper has been bound over to circuit court on allegations he altered evidence associated with an ongoing investigation into child pornography.

City of Alpena solicits operators for marina
July 9, 2010 – 6:21 am | Comments Off on City of Alpena solicits operators for marina
City of Alpena solicits operators for marina

The City of Alpena is sending out requests for qualifications and proposals to operate the downtown marina.

Free rides for seniors to & from Alpena farmers market
July 9, 2010 – 6:15 am | Comments Off on Free rides for seniors to & from Alpena farmers market
Free rides for seniors to & from Alpena farmers market

A new pilot program offers senior citizens free rides to and from the Alpena farmers market.

Ward named new assistant city attorney
July 9, 2010 – 6:12 am | Comments Off on Ward named new assistant city attorney
Ward named new assistant city attorney

The City of Alpena has appointed a new assistant attorney.

Hillman man dies of chainsaw injury
July 9, 2010 – 6:11 am | Comments Off on Hillman man dies of chainsaw injury
Hillman man dies of chainsaw injury

A Hillman man who suffered a chainsaw injury over the 4th of July weekend has died.

Man dies when motorcycles collide in Alcona County
July 9, 2010 – 6:04 am | Comments Off on Man dies when motorcycles collide in Alcona County
Man dies when motorcycles collide in Alcona County

A downstate man was killed when his motorcycle collided with another, sending the victim’s bike into oncoming traffic.

Police arrest Gaylord man on murder charge
July 9, 2010 – 6:03 am | Comments Off on Police arrest Gaylord man on murder charge
Police arrest Gaylord man on murder charge

A 32 year-old Otsego County man has been arrested for murder.

DNRE to increase patrols on Au Sable River
July 9, 2010 – 6:01 am | Comments Off on DNRE to increase patrols on Au Sable River
DNRE to increase patrols on Au Sable River

The DNRE says due to a rise in complaints to law enforcement officials, there will be extra patrols on the Au Sable River for the remainder of the summer.